Our Makwa was a huge success! That being said, we've officially sold out. Don't be sad. We still have our Muthuthiini Peaberry which offers a similar taste profile to our Makwa.
The Makwa (AB) offers a delicate, bright and crisp berry aroma that
transitions into a blood orange acidity, black currant and savory notes of sweet green bell pepper finish. The body
and acidity are so well balanced that it offers a beautiful transition
of flavors from hot to cold.
Makwa Estate has always been focused on high quality. Ripe cherry is harvested, then de-pulped and fermented immediately to breakdown excess mucilage. When fermentation is complete, the coffee is washed with clean water, graded and spread onto raised beds for drying. While sun drying on the beds, all defective beans are separated by hand.
The coffee industry of Kenya is noted for its cooperative system of production, processing, milling, marketing, and auctioning coffee. About 70% of Kenya coffee is produced by small scale holders. It was estimated in 2012 that there were about 150,000 coffees and farmers in Kenya and other estimates are that six million Kenyans were employed directly or indirectly in the coffee industry.
AB refers to screen size of 6.8 mm. On average, 30% of Kenya coffees are assigned this grade.
Coffee Review gave our Makwa 96 ponits! Read their cupping notes
Blind Assessment: Immensely
rich and complex. Blood orange, black currant, dark chocolate,
sandalwood, a hint of flowers in aroma and cup. Resonantly balanced,
floral-toned acidity. Plush, lively mouthfeel. Deeply flavor-saturated